Hori (होरी)

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Hori (होरी)

Hori is a genre of semi-classical singing, popular in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. It can be adorned with a Bhairavi, Thumri etc.

It comes in the series of season songs, like Chaiti, Sawani and Kajari, and is traditionally sung in the villages and towns of Uttar Pradesh: around Banaras, Mirzapur, Mathura, Allahabad and the Bhojpur regions of Bihar.

होरी-होली के प्रसंग की कविता या गीत जो ठुमरी के आधार पर गाया जाता है होरी कहलाता है।